Los Angeles Children’s Chorus is a guest performer in the International Organ Summer concert series in Hallgrímskirkja this summer, and performs a concert tonight, Monday July 2nd at 8 pm.
Admission is 2500 ISK and tickets are sold by the entrance and on midi.is. Free admission for children.
Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, widely recognized for its agile bel canto sound and artistic excellence, has been lauded as “hauntingly beautiful” (Los Angeles Times), “astonishingly polished” (Performances Magazine), “extraordinary in its abilities” (Culture Spot LA), and “one of the world’s foremost children’s choirs” (Pasadena Star News).
Founded in 1986 and led by Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson since 1996, Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC) presents its own concerts and also performs with such leading organizations as LA Opera, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Pasadena Symphony and POPS, Calder Quartet, Jacaranda and MUSE/IQUE.
The Chorus serves more than 400 children ages 6 to 18 from 50 communities across Southern California in six choirs – Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Young Men’s Ensemble, Intermediate Choir, Apprentice Choir and Preparatory Choir – and a First Experiences in Singing program and First Experiences in Choral Singing Ensemble for young children.
LACC, recipient of Chorus America’s 2014 Margaret Hillis Award for Choral Excellence, the nation’s highest choral honor, has toured North and South America, Africa, China, Cuba, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Europe. It appears on John Williams’ 2017 recording, John Williams & Steven Spielberg: The Ultimate Collection, as well as the Los Angeles Master Chorale’s critically acclaimed Decca recording, A Good Understanding, and Plácido Domingo’s Deutsche Grammophon recording Amore Infinito (“Infinite Love”).